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Volunteers Needed

In August, Salt Lake will host     As a Volunteer for the Host Committee with United Nations Civil Society Conference, you are an important host for Salt Lake as we welcome this important meeting to our city. The goal is to create a welcoming atmosphere for...

MEDICAID EXPANSION: WHAT’S NEXT FOR UTAH?

 Tags: Healthcare Image taken by Stock Image A PDF of this information is available here. Last November, Utah Proposition 3, the “Utah Decides Healthcare Act of 2018” ballot initiative, was passed by 53% of Utah voters. Proposition 3 would have expanded Medicaid...

Joint Statement on Utah’s Medicaid Waiver Request

For Immediate Release   Contacts: Office of the Governor: Anna Lehnardt | ​alehnardt@utah.gov​ | 801.618.7552 Utah Senate: Aundrea Peterson | ​aundreapeterson@le.utah.gov​ | ​801.791.3365 Utah House of Representatives: Matt Lusty ​| ​mlusty@le.utah.gov​ |...

Summary on S.B. 96

SUMMARY On Friday, July 26, the Washington Post reported that the Trump administration is planning to reject Utah’s request to implement Phase 2 of the four-phase Medicaid expansion approved by the Legislature during the 2019 General Session. As a result, the state...

Victim Targeting Bill Signing

Media AdvisoryFor Immediate ReleaseApril 2, 2019 Contact: Anna Lehnardt Public Information Officer801.618.7552 | alehnardt@utah.gov Gov. Gary R. Herbert to Sign S.B. 103, Victim Targeting Penalty Enhancements What: Gov. Herbert, Senator Stuart Adams, Speaker Brad...

Tax Modernization

Tax Modernization

Addressing Utah's Budget ImbalanceLearn Why the Utah Legislature is Working on Addressing the State's Budget ImbalanceUtah faces a serious problem with its current tax system. With the rise of the service economy and the dramatic growth of e-commerce, we have outgrown...